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The following are descriptions of some of the most popular youth sports programs, camps & clinics for kids in Orange County

Baseball & Softball
Basketball Dance
Equestrian Fishing
Football Martial Arts
Ninja Training
Skateboarding Soccer
Surfing & Bodyboard 
Volleyball Sports Camps
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Youth Baseball & Softball

Batting Cages at the Fullerton Y

The Fullerton YMCA, located at 2000 Youth Way in Fullerton, offers batting cage rentals year-round. Batting cage rentals are available every day of the year for team parties, batting practice, and more. Softball and baseball enthusiasts alike will enjoy these cages.

Click link above to find out more about these Batting Cages.

District 55 - South Orange County Little League

Website includes boundary lines, links to specific south Orange County Little League teams, and tournament information.

District 56 - North / East Orange County Little League

Website includes boundary lines, links to specific north Orange County Little League teams, challenger division and tournament information.

District 62 - North / West Orange County Little League

District 62 serves the cities of Costa Mesa, Fountain Valley, Huntington Beach, Midway City and Westminster. Website includes boundary lines, links to specific north Orange County Little League teams, challenger division, age charts and tournament information.

Rancho Trabuco Girls Softball Association

We provide a fun, instructional and safe environment for young girls to play the game of softball! All levels of playing experience are welcome, we field rec ball and All-Star divisions for ages 5-15yrs.

Our Spring Season runs mid-Jan to mid-May and Fall Season runs mid-August to mid-November. For registration and league information, please visit our website at

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Youth Basketball

AAA Sports Club
Basketball Camps & Training in Irvine

AAA Sports Club runs basketball skills camps every Tuesday & Thursday in Irvine. Choose from three training groups (beginner, intermediate, & advanced) for boys and girls ages 5-14. Practice is at a state-of-the-art facility in Irvine; for younger groups baskets are lowered and youth-sized basketballs are used. Players will learn the fundamentals of basketball, participate in fun and challenging drills, and play in scrimmages. All coaches are former college players. Summer camps, and private lessons are also available.

Click link above to learn more or call (949) 466-3737

City of Dana Point Youth Basketball League
Ages 6 - 9 years

Come join the fun of youth recreation basketball offered by the City of Dana Point. League open to boys and girls, ages 6-9 yrs. This is a low-key, instructional basketball league. Games will be played on Saturdays at the Dana Point Community Center, with game times starting at 8:00am and running throughout the day. Registration begins in August with the league running December through March. Cost $20 for residents, $35 for non-residents. For more league information call (949) 248-3530.

Ladera Sports Center
Private Basketball Training – ages 8 and up

Private basketball training can enhance a player’s skill set and take them to an elite level. Just like tutors for academics, our professional trainers examine what players need to work on most and create a custom training program to enhance each player’s abilities during the season or help them get ready for the next season. Ladera Sports Center’s LV8 training program is available year-round with flexible days and times.

For more information, click the link in this listing or call 949325-6080

National Junior Basketball League

Basketball league for 3rd through 8th grade boys and girls. Registration is mid-June through mid-September. Skills evaluation is in September. Practices start in November and games start in December. All games are held on Sundays at local gyms. Find the city of the league on their website.

YMCA of Orange County
Youth Basketball Leagues
(Ages 6 -14)

The YMCA of Orange County offers Basketball leagues for boys and girls ages 6-14. Youth basketball at the Y teaches the fundamentals of the sport, and develops skills (e.g., ball handling, passing, shooting, and defense) in a fun and supportive environment that emphasizes character development, teamwork, and good sportsmanship.

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Acting Academy for Kids
Located in Mission Viejo & Irvine
Training The Next Generation Of Talented Performers. Online and in person classes

All new Online Private Lessons available for: ​Voice, Acting, Piano, Music Theory, Audition Prep, Shakespeare etc.

Exciting dance classes provide children with a fun-filled experience in creative movement combining introductory ballet, jazz, and tap technique. Strong emphasis is placed on learning steps from the beginning and developing a solid foundation for future dance classes and musical theatre performances. Students enjoy a wide array of dance activities including games, music and movement, rhythm, strength building, props, and group activities.

The Center Stage Studio & Dance
Located in Aliso Viejo

Recently voted “Best Performing Arts School of Orange county”

CSSD has some of the most prestigious teachers including Broadway touring artists, So You Think You Can Dance alumni, Ballet Principals & Acrobatic artists. Jazz, Hip-hop, Ballet, Contemporary, Acro, Tap & Lyrical classes available as well as nationally ranked dance teams!

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KB Performance Horses
Located in Newport Beach

KB Performance Horses is owned and operated by AQHA/APHA Professional Horseman and World Champion Kayla McQuaig. Whatever you need KBPH can customize your equine program to meet your goals. If you are beginner, we have safe retired show horses to teach you the ropes. If you are a seasoned riding veteran we can take you to the top showing. We specialize in English and Western AQHA events such as trail, western pleasure, horsemanship, showmanship, western riding, hunter under saddle and hunt seat equitation.

In addition to leassons, we offer showing, stalling, sales and leases. And we can plan special occasions such as birthday parties and summer camps. Any horse needs you have we can meet - inquire about being a KB Performance Horses team member today!

Newport Mesa Pony Club
Located in Costa Mesa

A member of the United States Pony Clubs, Inc., association. Pony Club is not just about ponies. The name has its roots in the associations origins in Britain where all horses ridden by children were called ponies regardless of their size. The basic principles promoted and maintained through Pony Club a have produced countless Olympic riders. Pony Club develops character, leadership, confidence and a sense of community through a program that teaches the care of horses and ponies, riding and mounted sports. Simply put, if you want your child to really understand horses and riding Pony Club is your only choice. Take the time to visit our website and that of our national organization. We have trainers for all levels and school horses that are selected to give your child a proper start.

905 Arlington Ave., Costa Mesa, Ca

Silver Stirrup Riding Academy
Located in Lake Forest

The Silver Stirrup Goal is to bring a solid foundation of horsemanship to any and every horse-enthusiast! At any age, whether you're looking for your very first experience with horses, or a returning rider who needs some help getting back in the saddle, they've got the horses and the qualified instruction for you! Silver Stirrup's typical TWO HOUR horsemanship lessons are competitive in price to most ONE hour riding lessons in Orange County!

Serrano Creek Ranch in Lake Forest
25200 Trabuco Rd, Lake Forest, CA

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Dana Wharf Sportfishing Kids Fishing Clinic
Dana Point Harbor

Kid’s Fishing Clinic Sundays
Begins at 12:15 pm

Dana Wharf Sportfishing invites children 5-12 years of age to join us dockside for an educational fishing clinic. Kids will learn hands-on-fishing techniques from our expert- anglers. After each Sunday clinic concludes, Dana Wharf will be running a fishing trip from 12:45 – 5:15

Kids Clinic Ticket: $55.00 & includes a FREE clinic & fishing equipment for the Sunday Afternoon 1/2 Day Fishing Trip (Value of $30!)

Newport Landing Sportfishing-Day Camps

Summer afternoon ½ day fishing trips offer complete instruction on techniques for deep sea fishing followed by 3 hours of fishing on our 72 foot fishing boat along the coasts of Laguna Beach, Newport Beach, and Huntington Beach. Barracuda, sand bass, calico bass, halibut, and many more provide lots of fishing action to test skills learned earlier that day. Ages 7 -12. Parental supervision is optional. Rental gear and everything needed for our fishing trips is available. $33 for our 5 hour fishing trips. Full day trips also available. May kids come out weekly with us. A great experience that opens up a whole new world for many, that of the ocean, marine life, and the nautical experience

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Team 13
Private Football Training Lessons

Serving Southern California athletes, TEAM 13 is designed to take football players to the next level by developing self confidence and emphasizing character development. Using innovative training technology, its private lessons are designed for beginners (age 6) through High School athletes. The program's unique combination of football skills and fundamental development combined with speed, agility and quickness training make it the most complete football training program in the region. Private lessons will be held in Irvine by X-Collegiate athletes. Please contact 949-500-1328 for more information and schedule your free evaluation.

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Martial Arts

AAA Sports Club
Karate lessons located in Irvine

Discipline, self-defense, fun, and fitness! AAA Sports Club has one of the highest rated Karate Clubs in Southern California (5/5 stars on yelp!). Classes are on weekdays starting at 4:30 PM. Trial classes begin at just $19. From their youth "Tiny Tiger" groups to their "Adult Karate" classes they have group lessons for everyone!

Click link above to visit for more information!

American Martial Arts Academy

AMAA is different than other martial arts schools because we emphasize the personal development of our students. We teach our students using positive reinforcement to build Confidence, Self-Discipline, Coordination, and Focus. Our well-trained instructors have years of experience not just in martial arts, but also in child development. They use their knowledge to provide a safe and fun environment for your children to grow. Our program is perfect for children with physical and developmental disabilities. At American Martial Arts Academy, your children will build character and learn values that will prepare them for school and life.

Ages 3 to 83
Call now for more info:
Fullerton (Harbor) Campus: (714) 871-3898
Placentia-Yorba Linda Campus: (714) 646-9635

YMCA of Orange County
(Preschool – Teen)

YMCA Martial Arts classes help kids develop strength, balance, flexibility, and self-defense skills in a fun and supportive environment that emphasizes character development and self-discipline.

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Ninja Training

Ultimate Ninjas
Located in Anaheim

Kids ninja classes offer a unique, fun way to help your child build self-confidence, while getting the exercise they need!

At our Anaheim Hills Ultimate Ninjas location, ninja training is not only fun, but the challenges, obstacles, and courses provide your child with the unique experience of seeing how their hard work can help them overcome and achieve their goals! Our Anaheim Hills ninja gym has classes led and designed by professional ninja athletes who train to conquer obstacles. They bring their personal experience to the table, helping your child reach their goals!

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Etnies Skate Park
Lake Forest

Designed for all ages, these lessons can help develop the skills needed to succeed on your skateboard. Beginning, intermediate and private classes are available. Taught by experienced riders who are capable of showing beginning riders where to start and showing advanced riders new tricks such as switch stance and pool coping grinds. Availability is limited. Full protective gear consisting of a helmet, elbow pads, and knee pads are required. Skate park is open for free skating during scheduled hours.

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AAA Sports Club
Soccer Academy Located in Irvine

AAA Sports Club's soccer academy is a great way for young soccer players to hone their skills, get in shape, and prepare to dominate youth leagues! Their year-round training program sets the standard for fundamental soccer skill building in Orange County. Your son or daughter will learn passing, dribbling, and shooting skills that will establish the foundation for their soccer career! New players are always welcome to join, even if a season is in progress. Groups available for ages 6-14. Summer camp also available.

Call (949)466-3737 or click link above!

Lil’ Kickers Soccer for Kids
Located in San Juan Capistrano

Lil' Kickers is a national, non-competitive child development program for boys and girls ages 18 months to 9 years. Kids will have a blast learning the fundamentals of soccer plus a whole lot more. Our experienced coaches use creative, high energy games to build self-esteem, coordination and help kids conquer the developmental milestones they face at each age.

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Surfing - Lessons & Surf Camp

Bodyboarding Adventures
Located in San Clemente

Ages 6 & Up

Bodyboarding Adventures offers private lessons for students ages 6 & up of all ability levels. Our instructors are all current or former professional bodyboarders and are CPR and First Aid certified. Take a private lesson with one of our instructors to improve your skills and you'll be able to say you learned from the best bodyboarders in the world!

JP's Surf Camp
San Clemente

Founded in 2001, JP's Surf Camp is a camp where surfing is taught in a safe, well-staffed, instructional environment. All instructors are CPR and first aid certified. Located in beautiful San Clemente, California, JP’s Surf Camp offers children and adults the opportunity to learn how to surf or better their surfing ability in a small group environment with a 3 to 1 student to instructor ratio. This small group instruction provides students with more individual attention and a safer environment in which to learn surfing. In addition to their camp programs, JP’s Surf Camp also offers Year Round Private and Group Lessons!

Walking on Water Surf Camp

La Jolla Surf Camp presenting a unique opportunity to enjoy the awesome sport of surfing in a fun and fulfilling Christian environment. Walking on Water has been running overnight surf camps in San Diego since the summer of 1995. Their camps are open for male and female students between the ages of 11-14 and 15-18.

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Swimming Lessons

YMCA of Orange County
Swim Lessons
(All Ages)

YMCA of Orange County offer a variety of swim programs for all ages that challenge and develop participants in spirit, mind, and body. From toddlers who need basic water safety and survival skills, to seniors who need to brush up on their breast stroke, YMCA swimming is for everyone.

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Youth Volleyball Leagues & Training

AAA Sports Club
Located in Irvine & Westminster

AAA Sports Club has after-school and Sunday volleyball training for beginner and intermediate players ages 8-14 in Irvine. New players are always welcome to join their year-round practices to work on their skills and compete in tournaments. u14, u12, & u10 enrollment options include Monday + Wednesday, or Tuesday + Thursday practices, or Sunday practices; each season includes two tournaments + a FREE uniform. All coaches have professional or collegiate playing experience. Summer camps and private lessons are also available. AAA Sports Club Volleyball is rated #1 both on google, and yelp's reviews and rankings!

Click link above, or call (949) 466-3737 for more information.

Ladera Sports Center
Ladera Volleyball League

We have partnered with the coaches from Prime Volleyball to create a fun, relaxed indoor league for boys and girls in 2nd-8th grades. Everyone who attends will be placed on a team. There will be one practice and one game per week. The Ladera Sports Center features premium wood flooring, climate control, 28 LCD monitors including a video wall, livestreaming cameras on each court, ample parking, a noise attenuation system, and the All-Star Café.

For more information, click the link in this listing or call 949-325-6080.

USYVL - United States Youth Volleyball League

USYVL is a non-profit organization designed to teach the fundamentals of volleyball to boys and girls ages 7 to 15, with an emphasis on sportsmanship and positive reinforcement.

Orange County locations are: Aliso Viejo, Fountain Valley, Huntington Beach, Irvine, Laguna Niguel, Lake Forest, Mission Viejo and San Clemente

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Youth Sports Camps

Etnies Skate Park Summer Skate Camp
Lake Forest

With over 500 participants successfully completing skate camp at the Etnies Skatepark of Lake Forest since we opened in 2003, our skate camp programming has grown into one of the most successful skate camp programs offered through city programming. Each day of camp will consist of detailed instruction, camp activities, skateboard movies, games, and a lunch break. Specific clinics covering the basics of ollies, kick flips, rails, boxes, and ramp skateboarding will be held by experienced Skatepark staff. Each week campers will also receive a DVD of the week's highlights produced by the Skatepark staff along with an introduction to skateboard videography. All proceeds go directly to keeping the park free.

Fee: $195 per person Limited to 10 per session/Ages (5-16)
For more information please call the park at 949-916-5870

Ladera Sports Center
KidZone Summer Sports Camp

Ladera Sports Center’s KidZone Camps provide kids an opportunity to experience a variety of recreational activities while also learning sportsmanship, skill, and a better understanding of each sport. Activities are led by experienced staff with a passion for sports and working with children in a camp environment. The center contains eight basketball/volleyball courts, premium wood flooring, climate control, 28 LCD monitors including a video wall, ample parking, and the All-Star Café.

For camp dates and times, please click on the link in this listing or call 949-325-6080.

Team 13
Located in Irvine
Youth Speed/Agility Camps

Team 13 Speed/Agility camps are designed from beginners (age 6), held in Irvine and will be given from Collegiate athletes. The program's unique combination of skills, fundamental development combined with speed, agility & quickness makes it the most complete training camp operating in Southern California. Please contact 949-500-1328 for more information and schedule your free evaluation.

Walking on Water Surf Camp

La Jolla Surf Camp presenting a unique opportunity to enjoy the awesome sport of surfing in a fun and fulfilling Christian environment. Walking on Water has been running overnight surf camps in San Diego since the summer of 1995. Their camps are open for male and female students between the ages of 11-14 and 15-18.

A typical day at Walking on Water Surf Camp includes the following: breakfast in cafeteria, morning Bible study, bus ride to the beach, surfing, lunch at the beach, more surfing, bus ride back to campus, rest time, dinner, small group time with counselor, recreational activities, nightly singing and guest speaker, hang out time, and bed time.

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General Youth Sports Programs

YMCA of Orange County
Youth Sports Programs
(Ages 6 – 17)

YMCA of Orange County offers a variety of sport programs like basketball, soccer, tennis, and flag football for youth ages 5-17. Participation in an organized sport at the Y will teach your children the importance of teamwork and provide them with opportunities to develop motor skills, build self-esteem, and express themselves!

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High School and Collegiate Coaching

Competitive Advantage Sports and Performance Consulting
Performance Coaching for Athletes

Take the next step and start working on becoming the best athlete or performer you can be. Dr. Timothy G. Miller is a sports and performance psychology coach who works with athletes and performers of all ages, sports, and abilities.

Too often athletes lose their enjoyment of playing because of the stresses they experience. Dr. Miller's passion is helping athletes understand how to both recognize and overcome these difficulties. His mental enhancement techniques help those who are looking to gain a competitive advantage, improve practice and game focus and be more consistent with performance.

Skpe appointments always available to meet client needs.

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Sports Programs for Pre school Aged Children

YMCA of Orange County
Preschool Sports Programs
(Ages 3 – 6)

YMCA of Orange County offers a variety of sport programs like basketball, soccer, and t-ball for preschool-age children. Participation in an organized sport at the Y will teach your children the importance of teamwork and provide them with opportunities to develop motor skills, build self-esteem, and express themselves!

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